Best Family Movies of 2006

1.

Cars

6.0
7.2/10 IMDB

Lightning McQueen, a hotshot rookie race car driven to succeed, discovers that life is about the journey, not the finish line, when he finds himself unexpectedly detoured in the sleepy Route 66 town of Radiator Springs. On route across the country to the big Piston Cup Championship in California to compete against two seasoned pros, McQueen gets to know the town's offbeat characters.

Starring: Owen Wilson, Paul Newman, Bonnie Hunt, Larry the Cable Guy, Tony Shalhoub, Cheech Marin, Michael Wallis, George Carlin, Paul Dooley, Jenifer Lewis ..
Directed by: John Lasseter
Release date: 2006-06-08
2.

Eight Below

5.9
7.3/10 IMDB

In the Antarctic, after an expedition with Dr. Davis McClaren, the sled dog trainer Jerry Shepherd has to leave the polar base with his colleagues due to the proximity of a heavy snow storm. He ties his dogs to be rescued after, but the mission is called-off and the dogs are left alone at their own fortune. For six months, Jerry tries to find a sponsor for a rescue mission.

Starring: Paul Walker, Bruce Greenwood, Moon Bloodgood, Jason Biggs, Gerard Plunkett, August Schellenberg, Wendy Crewson, Belinda Metz, Connor Christopher Levins, Duncan Fraser ..
Directed by: Frank Marshall
Release date: 2006-02-17
3.

Ice Age: The Meltdown

5.8
6.8/10 IMDB

Diego, Manny and Sid return in this sequel to the hit animated movie Ice Age. This time around, the deep freeze is over, and the ice-covered earth is starting to melt, which will destroy the trio's cherished valley. The impending disaster prompts them to reunite and warn all the other beasts about the desperate situation.

Starring: Ray Romano, John Leguizamo, Denis Leary, Queen Latifah, Seann William Scott, Josh Peck, Jay Leno, Will Arnett, Chris Wedge, Peter Ackerman ..
Directed by: Carlos Saldanha
Release date: 2006-03-29
4.

Night at the Museum

5.6
6.4/10 IMDB

Chaos reigns at the natural history museum when night watchman Larry Daley accidentally stirs up an ancient curse, awakening Attila the Hun, an army of gladiators, a Tyrannosaurus rex and other exhibits.

Starring: Ben Stiller, Jake Cherry, Carla Gugino, Robin Williams, Dick Van Dyke, Mickey Rooney, Bill Cobbs, Ricky Gervais, Kim Raver, Patrick Gallagher ..
Directed by: Shawn Levy
Release date: 2006-10-20
5.

Over the Hedge

5.6
6.7/10 IMDB

A scheming raccoon fools a mismatched family of forest creatures into helping him repay a debt of food, by invading the new suburban sprawl that popped up while they were hibernating – and learns a lesson about family himself.

Starring: Bruce Willis, Garry Shandling, Steve Carell, Wanda Sykes, William Shatner, Nick Nolte, Thomas Haden Church, Allison Janney, Eugene Levy, Catherine O'Hara ..
Directed by: Tim Johnson, Karey Kirkpatrick, James Schaffrillas
Release date: 2006-05-17
6.

Monster House

5.5
6.6/10 IMDB

Monsters under the bed are scary enough, but what happens when an entire house is out to get you? Three teens aim to find out when they go up against a decrepit neighboring home and unlock its frightening secrets.

Starring: Ryan Whitney Newman, Steve Buscemi, Mitchel Musso, Sam Lerner, Spencer Locke, Catherine O'Hara, Fred Willard, Woody Schultz, Ian McConnel, Maggie Gyllenhaal ..
Directed by: Gil Kenan
Release date: 2006-06-30
7.

Lifted

5.5
7.8/10 IMDB

When an overconfident teen alien gets behind the controls of a spaceship, he must attempt to abduct a slumbering farmer under the watchful eye of a critical instructor. But abducting humans requires precision and a gentle touch, and within a few missteps it's painfully clear why more humans don't go missing every year.

Directed by: Gary Rydstrom
Release date: 2006-12-28
8.

She's the Man

5.4
6.3/10 IMDB

Viola Hastings is in a real jam. Complications threaten her scheme to pose as her twin brother, Sebastian, and take his place at a new boarding school. She falls in love with her handsome roommate, Duke, who loves beautiful Olivia, who has fallen for Sebastian! As if that were not enough, Viola's twin returns from London ahead of schedule but has no idea that his sister has already replaced him on campus.

Starring: Amanda Bynes, Channing Tatum, Laura Ramsey, Vinnie Jones, David Cross, Julie Hagerty, Robert Hoffman, Alexandra Breckenridge, Jonathan Sadowski, Amanda Crew ..
Directed by: Andy Fickman
Release date: 2006-03-17
9.

Happy Feet

5.3
6.4/10 IMDB

Into the world of the Emperor Penguins, who find their soul mates through song, a penguin is born who cannot sing. But he can tap dance something fierce!

Starring: Elijah Wood, Robin Williams, Brittany Murphy, Hugh Jackman, Nicole Kidman, Hugo Weaving, Anthony LaPaglia, Elizabeth Daily, Magda Szubanski, Miriam Margolyes ..
Directed by: George Miller
Release date: 2006-11-16
10.

Flushed Away

5.3
6.6/10 IMDB

London high-society mouse, Roddy is flushed down the toilet by Sid, a common sewer rat. Hang on for a madcap adventure deep in the sewer bowels of Ratropolis, where Roddy meets the resourceful Rita, the rodent-hating Toad and his faithful thugs, Spike and Whitey.

Starring: Hugh Jackman, Kate Winslet, Ian McKellen, Jean Reno, Bill Nighy, Andy Serkis, Shane Richie, Kathy Burke, David Suchet, Miriam Margolyes ..
Directed by: David Bowers, Sam Fell
Release date: 2006-10-22
11.

Charlotte's Web

5.2
6.3/10 IMDB

Wilbur the pig is scared of the end of the season, because he knows that come that time, he will end up on the dinner table. He hatches a plan with Charlotte, a spider that lives in his pen, to ensure that this will never happen.

Starring: Julia Roberts, Steve Buscemi, John Cleese, Oprah Winfrey, Cedric the Entertainer, Reba McEntire, Kathy Bates, Robert Redford, Thomas Haden Church, André 3000 ..
Directed by: Gary Winick
Release date: 2006-12-07
12.

Arthur and the Invisibles

5.2
6.0/10 IMDB

Arthur is a spirited ten-year old whose parents are away looking for work, whose eccentric grandfather has been missing for several years, and who lives with his grandmother in a country house that, in two days, will be repossessed, torn down, and turned into a block of flats unless Arthur's grandfather returns to sign some papers and pay off the family debt. Arthur discovers that the key to success lies in his own descent into the land of the Minimoys, creatures no larger than a tooth, whom his grandfather helped relocate to their garden. Somewhere among them is hidden a pile of rubies, too. Can Arthur be of stout heart and save the day? Romance beckons as well, and a villain lurks.

Starring: Freddie Highmore, Mia Farrow, Ron Crawford, Penny Balfour, Jason Bateman, Doug Rand, Adam LeFevre, Jean Bejote Njamba, Saul Jephcott, Lee Delong ..
Directed by: Luc Besson
Release date: 2006-12-13
13.

Brother Bear 2

5.2
6.1/10 IMDB

Kenai finds his childhood human friend Nita and the two embark on a journey to burn the amulet he gave to her before he was a bear, much to Koda's dismay.

Starring: Patrick Dempsey, Mandy Moore, Jeremy Suarez, Rick Moranis, Dave Thomas, Andrea Martin, Catherine O'Hara, Wanda Sykes, Wendie Malick, Kathy Najimy ..
Directed by: Ben Gluck
Release date: 2006-08-17
14.

Open Season

5.2
6.1/10 IMDB

Boog, a domesticated 900lb. Grizzly bear finds himself stranded in the woods 3 days before Open Season. Forced to rely on Elliot, a fast-talking mule deer, the two form an unlikely friendship and must quickly rally other forest animals if they are to form a rag-tag army against the hunters.

Starring: Martin Lawrence, Ashton Kutcher, Gary Sinise, Debra Messing, Billy Connolly, Georgia Engel, Jon Favreau, Jane Krakowski, Gordon Tootoosis, Patrick Warburton ..
Directed by: Roger Allers, Jill Culton, Anthony Stacchi
Release date: 2006-09-29
15.

Miss Potter

5.0
7.0/10 IMDB

The story of Beatrix Potter, the author of the beloved and best-selling children's book, 'The Tale of Peter Rabbit', and her struggle for love, happiness and success.

Starring: Ewan McGregor, Renée Zellweger, Emily Watson, Barbara Flynn, Bill Paterson, Matyelok Gibbs, Lloyd Owen, Anton Lesser, David Bamber, Phyllida Law ..
Directed by: Chris Noonan
Release date: 2006-12-03
16.

Nacho Libre

5.0
5.8/10 IMDB

Nacho Libre is loosely based on the story of Fray Tormenta ("Friar Storm"), aka Rev. Sergio Gutierrez Benitez, a real-life Mexican Catholic priest who had a 23-year career as a masked luchador. He competed in order to support the orphanage he directed.

Starring: Jack Black, Ana de la Reguera, Héctor Jiménez, Darius Rose, Moisés Arias, Carlos Maycotte, Richard Montoya, César Barrón, Rafael Montalvo, Julio Sandoval ..
Directed by: Jared Hess
Release date: 2006-06-16
17.

High School Musical

4.9
5.5/10 IMDB

Troy, the popular captain of the basketball team, and Gabriella, the brainy and beautiful member of the academic club, break all the rules of East High society when they secretly audition for the leads in the school's musical. As they reach for the stars and follow their dreams, everyone learns about acceptance, teamwork, and being yourself.

Starring: Zac Efron, Vanessa Hudgens, Lucas Grabeel, Ashley Tisdale, Corbin Bleu, Monique Coleman, Bart Johnson, Alyson Reed, Olesya Rulin, Drew Seeley ..
Directed by: Kenny Ortega
Release date: 2006-01-20
18.

The Nativity Story

4.9
6.8/10 IMDB

Mary and Joseph make the hard journey to Bethlehem for a blessed event in this retelling of the Nativity story. This meticulously researched and visually lush adaptation of the biblical tale follows the pair on their arduous path to their arrival in a small village, where they find shelter in a quiet manger and Jesus is born.

Starring: Keisha Castle-Hughes, Oscar Isaac, Hiam Abbass, Shaun Toub, Ciarán Hinds, Shohreh Aghdashloo, Stanley Townsend, Alexander Siddig, Nadim Sawalha, Ériq Ebouaney ..
Directed by: Catherine Hardwicke
Release date: 2006-11-30
19.

Ultimate Avengers: The Movie

4.9
6.6/10 IMDB

When a nuclear missile was fired at Washington in 1945, Captain America managed to detonate it in the upper atmosphere. But then he fell miles into the icy depths of the North Atlantic, where he remained lost for over sixty years. But now, with the world facing the very same evil, Captain America must rise again as our last hope for survival.

Starring: Justin Gross, Grey DeLisle, Michael Massee, Olivia d'Abo, Marc Worden, Nan McNamara, Nolan North, Andre Ware, David Boat, Fred Tatasciore ..
Directed by: Curt Geda, Steven E. Gordon, Bob Richardson
Release date: 2006-02-21
20.

RV

4.8
5.5/10 IMDB

Climbing aboard their mammoth recreational vehicle for a cross-country road trip to the Colorado Rockies, the McNeive family – led by dysfunctional patriarch, Bob – prepares for the adventure of a lifetime. But spending two weeks together in one seriously small space has a way of cramping their style.

Starring: Robin Williams, Cheryl Hines, JoJo, Josh Hutcherson, Jeff Daniels, Kristin Chenoweth, Hunter Parrish, Chloe Sonnenfeld, Alex Ferris, Will Arnett ..
Directed by: Barry Sonnenfeld
Release date: 2006-04-28
21.

The Ant Bully

4.8
5.8/10 IMDB

Fed up with being targeted by the neighborhood bully, 10-year-old Lucas Nickle vents his frustrations on the anthill in his front yard ... until the insects shrink him to the size of a bug with a magic elixir. Convicted of "crimes against the colony," Lucas can only regain his freedom by living with the ants and learning their ways.

Starring: Julia Roberts, Meryl Streep, Nicolas Cage, Paul Giamatti, Bruce Campbell, Regina King, Lily Tomlin, Larry Miller, Cheri Oteri, Zach Tyler ..
Directed by: John A. Davis
Release date: 2006-07-28
22.

Curious George

4.8
6.5/10 IMDB

When The Man in the Yellow Hat befriends Curious George in the jungle, they set off on a non-stop, fun-filled journey through the wonders of the big city toward the warmth of true friendship.

Starring: Will Ferrell, Drew Barrymore, David Cross, Eugene Levy, Dick Van Dyke, Frank Welker, Joan Plowright, Ed O'Ross, Kath Soucie, Billy West ..
Directed by: Matthew O'Callaghan
Release date: 2006-02-10
23.

Aquamarine

4.8
5.3/10 IMDB

Two teenage girls discover that mermaids really do exist after a violent storm washes one ashore. The mermaid, a sassy creature named Aquamarine, is determined to prove to her father that real love exists, and enlists the girls' help in winning the heart of a handsome lifeguard.

Starring: Emma Roberts, JoJo, Sara Paxton, Jake McDorman, Arielle Kebbel, Claudia Karvan, Bruce Spence, Tammin Sursok, Roy Billing, Julia Blake ..
Directed by: Elizabeth Allen Rosenbaum
Release date: 2006-03-03
24.

The Pink Panther

4.8
5.6/10 IMDB

When the coach of the France soccer team is killed by a poisoned dart in the stadium in the end of a game, and his expensive and huge ring with the diamond Pink Panther disappears, the ambitious Chief Inspector Dreyfus assigns the worst police inspector Jacques Clouseau to the case.

Starring: Steve Martin, Kevin Kline, Jean Reno, Beyoncé, Emily Mortimer, Henry Czerny, Kristin Chenoweth, Roger Rees, William Abadie, Jason Statham ..
Directed by: Shawn Levy
Release date: 2006-02-10
25.

Just My Luck

4.7
5.4/10 IMDB

Manhattanite Ashley is known to many as the luckiest woman around. After a chance encounter with a down-and-out young man, however, she realizes that she's swapped her fortune for his.

Starring: Lindsay Lohan, Samaire Armstrong, Chris Pine, Missi Pyle, Makenzie Vega, Bree Turner, Faizon Love, Carlos Ponce, Danny Jones, Tom Fletcher ..
Directed by: Donald Petrie
Release date: 2006-02-28
26.

Teen Titans: Trouble in Tokyo

4.6
7.0/10 IMDB

America's coolest heroes, the Teen Titans, go to Tokyo to track down the mysterious Japanese criminal Brushogun.

Starring: Greg Cipes, Khary Payton, Tara Strong, Hynden Walch, Robert Ito, Janice Kawaye, Yuri Lowenthal, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Keone Young, Scott Menville ..
Directed by: Michael Chang, Ben Jones, Matt Youngberg
Release date: 2006-09-15
27.

Ice Age: No Time for Nuts

4.6
7.5/10 IMDB

Scrat comes across a time machine and is transported to various times all in pursuit of his beloved acorn.

Starring: Chris Wedge ..
Directed by: Chris Renaud, Mike Thurmeier
Release date: 2006-10-23
28.

Bambi II

4.5
6.1/10 IMDB

Return to the forest and join Bambi as he reunites with his father, The Great Prince, who must now raise the young fawn on his own. But in the adventure of a lifetime, the proud parent discovers there is much he can learn from his spirited young son.

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Alexander Gould, Keith Ferguson, Brendon Baerg, Nicky Jones, Andrea Bowen, Anthony Ghannam, Makenna Cowgill, Emma Rose Lima, Ariel Winter ..
Directed by: Brian Pimental
Release date: 2006-01-26
29.

Barbie in The 12 Dancing Princesses

4.5
6.7/10 IMDB

King Randolph sends for his cousin Duchess Rowena to help turn his daughters, Princess Genevieve and her 11 sisters, into better ladies. But the Duchess takes away all the sisters fun, including the sisters favorite pastime: dancing.Thinking all hope is lost they find a secret passageway to a magical land were they can dance the night away.

Starring: Nicole Oliver, Lalainia Lindbjerg, Kathleen Barr, Chiara Zanni, Kelly Sheridan, Ashleigh Ball, Ashleigh Ball, Britt McKillip, Maddy Capozzi, Chantal Strand ..
Directed by: Greg Richardson
Release date: 2006-09-19
30.

Garfield: A Tail of Two Kitties

4.4
5.0/10 IMDB

Jon and Garfield visit the United Kingdom, where a case of mistaken cat identity finds Garfield ruling over a castle. His reign is soon jeopardized by the nefarious Lord Dargis, who has designs on the estate.

Starring: Bill Murray, Jennifer Love Hewitt, Billy Connolly, Ian Abercrombie, Breckin Meyer, Tim Curry, Roger Rees, Lucy Davis, Lena Cardwell, Veronica Alicino ..
Directed by: Tim Hill
Release date: 2006-06-15
31.

Scooby-Doo! Pirates Ahoy!

4.4
6.5/10 IMDB

Ghost pirates attack the cruise ship that Scooby and the gang are vacationing on.

Starring: Dan Castellaneta, Mindy Cohn, Tim Conway, Grey DeLisle, Arsenio Hall, Casey Kasem, Edie McClurg, Kathy Najimy, Ron Perlman, Freddy Rodríguez ..
Directed by: Chuck Sheetz
Release date: 2006-01-01
32.

Eragon

4.3
5.1/10 IMDB

In his homeland of Alagaesia, a farm boy happens upon a dragon's egg -- a discovery that leads him on a predestined journey where he realized he's the one person who can defend his home against an evil king.

Starring: Ed Speleers, Jeremy Irons, Sienna Guillory, Robert Carlyle, Djimon Hounsou, Garrett Hedlund, Joss Stone, Rachel Weisz, John Malkovich, Alun Armstrong ..
Directed by: Stefen Fangmeier
Release date: 2006-12-14
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33.

Drake & Josh Go Hollywood

4.3
6.7/10 IMDB

When Drake and Josh accidentally send their little sister Megan on a plane to L.A., they soon find themselves in the middle of a dangerous situation.

Starring: Drake Bell, Josh Peck, Miranda Cosgrove, Nancy Sullivan, Jonathan Goldstein, David Wachs, Jorge Luis Abreu, Alicia Benavides, Barbara Lee Bragg, Lauren Champey ..
Directed by: Steve Hoefer
Release date: 2006-01-06
34.

Barnyard

4.3
5.6/10 IMDB

When the farmer's away, all the animals play, and sing, and dance. Eventually, though, someone has to step in and run things, a responsibility that ends up going to Otis, a carefree cow.

Starring: Courteney Cox, Kevin James, Sam Elliott, Danny Glover, Wanda Sykes, David Koechner, Andie MacDowell, Jeffrey Garcia, S. Scott Bullock, John DiMaggio ..
Directed by: Steve Oedekerk
Release date: 2006-08-04
35.

Flicka

4.1
6.0/10 IMDB

Katy McLaughlin desires to work on her family's mountainside horse ranch, although her father insists she finish boarding school. Katy finds a mustang in the hills near her ranch. The headstrong 16 year old then sets her mind to tame a mustang and prove to her father she can run the ranch. But when tragedy happens, it will take all the love and strength the family can muster to restore hope.

Starring: Tim McGraw, Maria Bello, Armie Hammer, Alison Lohman, Ryan Kwanten, Danny Pino, Dallas Roberts, Kaylee DeFer ..
Directed by: Michael Mayer
Release date: 2006-10-20
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36.

Tom and Jerry: Shiver Me Whiskers

4.1
6.3/10 IMDB

Dueling cat-and-mouse team Tom and Jerry hit the high seas on a hunt for buried treasure in this pirate adventure. The tale begins when crew member Tom sets sail with an infamous pirate and finds a treasure map along with stowaway Jerry. The furry swashbucklers race to a deserted island where X marks the spot, but along with battling each other, they must outwit ruthless buccaneers, angry monkeys and a giant octopus to strike it rich.

Starring: William Hanna, Mark Hamill, Kathy Najimy, Charles Nelson Reilly, Kevin Michael Richardson, Wallace Shawn ..
Directed by: Scott Jeralds
Release date: 2006-08-21
37.

The Wild

4.0
5.2/10 IMDB

An adolescent lion is accidentally shipped from the New York Zoo to Africa. Now running free, his zoo pals must put aside their differences to help bring him back.

Starring: Kiefer Sutherland, Jim Belushi, Eddie Izzard, Janeane Garofalo, William Shatner, Richard Kind, Greg Cipes, Colin Hay, Miles Marsico, Jack De Sena ..
Directed by: Steve 'Spaz' Williams
Release date: 2006-03-06
38.

Barbie Fairytopia: Mermaidia

4.0
6.2/10 IMDB

In this animated follow-up to Fairytopia, Elina (played by Barbie) enlists the help of a mermaid, Nori, to save her friend Nalu, a merman prince who has been captured by the wicked Laverna.

Starring: Kelly Sheridan, Lee Tockar, Christopher Gaze, Kathleen Barr, Chiara Zanni, Andrea Libman, Brittney Wilson, Pam Hyatt, Tabitha St. Germain, Venus Terzo ..
Directed by: William Lau, Walter P. Martishius
Release date: 2006-03-14
39.

Unaccompanied Minors

4.0
5.3/10 IMDB

Five disparate kids snowed in at the airport on Christmas Eve learn some lessons about friendship when they launch a bid to get back to their families and outsmart a disgruntled airport official who wants to keep them grounded.

Starring: Lewis Black, Wilmer Valderrama, Tyler James Williams, Dyllan Christopher, Brett Kelly, Gia Mantegna, Quinn Shephard, Rob Corddry, Paget Brewster, Dominique Saldaña ..
Directed by: Paul Feig
Release date: 2006-12-08
40.

Deck the Halls

4.0
5.0/10 IMDB

Determined to unseat Steve Finch's reign as the town's holiday season king, Buddy Hall plasters his house with so many decorative lights that it'll be visible from space! When their wives bond, and their kids follow suit, the two men only escalate their rivalry - and their decorating.

Starring: Danny DeVito, Matthew Broderick, Kristin Davis, Kristin Chenoweth, Fred Armisen, Dylan Blue, Kelly Aldridge, Alia Shawkat, Sean O'Bryan, Sabrina Aldridge ..
Directed by: John Whitesell
Release date: 2006-11-22
41.

Leroy & Stitch

3.9
6.1/10 IMDB

Lilo, Stitch, Jumba and Pleakley have finally caught all of Jumba's genetic experiments and found the one true place where each of them belongs. Stitch, Jumba and Pleakley are offered positions in the Galactic Alliance, turning them down so they can stay on Earth with Lilo. But Lilo realizes her alien friends have places where they belong, and it's finally time to say "aloha."

Starring: Tia Carrere, Daveigh Chase, Zoe Caldwell, Kevin McDonald, Chris Sanders, Kevin Michael Richardson, Rob Paulsen, Jeff Bennett, David Ogden Stiers, Tara Strong ..
Directed by: Roberts Gannaway, Tony Craig
Release date: 2006-06-23
42.

Mater and the Ghostlight

3.9
6.5/10 IMDB

Mater, the rusty but trusty tow truck from Cars, spends a day in Radiator Springs playing scary pranks on his fellow townsfolk. That night at Flo's V8 Café, the Sheriff tells the story of the legend of the Ghostlight, and as everyone races home Mater is left alone primed for a good old-fashioned scare.

Starring: Larry the Cable Guy, Owen Wilson, Paul Newman, Bonnie Hunt, Cheech Marin, Michael Wallis, Paul Dooley, Katherine Helmond ..
Directed by: John Lasseter, Dan Scanlon
Release date: 2006-07-27
43.

American Dreamz

3.9
5.5/10 IMDB

The new season of "American Dreamz," the wildly popular television singing contest, has captured the country's attention, as the competition looks to be between a young Midwestern gal and a showtunes-loving young man from Orange County. Recently awakened President Staton even wants in on the craze, as he signs up for the potential explosive season finale.

Starring: Hugh Grant, Dennis Quaid, Mandy Moore, Willem Dafoe, Chris Klein, Jennifer Coolidge, Sam Golzari, Marcia Gay Harden, Seth Meyers, John Cho ..
Directed by: Paul Weitz
Release date: 2006-03-04
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44.

Stormbreaker

3.8
5.1/10 IMDB

Alex Rider thinks he is a normal school boy, until his uncle is killed. He discovers that his uncle was actually spy on a mission, when he was killed. Alex is recruited by Alan Blunt to continue the mission. He is sent to Cornwall to investigate a new computer system, which Darrius Sayle has created. He plans to give the new computer systems to every school in the country, but Mr. Blunt has other ideas and Alex must find out what it is.

Starring: Alex Pettyfer, Sarah Bolger, Ewan McGregor, Robbie Coltrane, Stephen Fry, Damian Lewis, Bill Nighy, Sophie Okonedo, Missi Pyle, Mickey Rourke ..
Directed by: Geoffrey Sax
Release date: 2006-07-21
45.

Peter & the Wolf

3.8
7.5/10 IMDB

An animated retelling set to Prokofiev's suite. Peter is a slight lad, solitary, locked out of the woods by his protective grandfather

Directed by: Suzie Templeton
Release date: 2006-09-23
46.

The Land Before Time XII: The Great Day of the Flyers

3.8
5.8/10 IMDB

As the Great Day of the Flyers nears, the Great Valley's flying youngsters are eager to participate in the annual exhibition to show off their skills. Everyone, that is, except free-spirited pterodactyl Petrie, whose individualism causes problems when it comes to staying in formation. Enter his dinosaur pals Littlefoot, Cera, Spike and Ducky, who encourage Petrie to embrace his uniqueness.

Starring: John Ingle, Nick Price, Frank Welker, Aria Noelle Curzon, Rob Paulsen, Camryn Manheim, Anndi McAfee, Kenneth Mars, Tress MacNeille, Jeff Bennett ..
Directed by: Charles Grosvenor
Release date: 2006-02-27
47.

Return to Halloweentown

3.7
5.4/10 IMDB

As Halloweentown prepares to celebrate its 1,000th anniversary, Marnie Piper and her brother Dylan return to Witch University, where trouble is in session from the Sinister Sisters and from someone who's plotting to use Marnie's powers for evil.

Starring: Sara Paxton, Judith Hoag, Debbie Reynolds, Lucas Grabeel, Keone Young, Millicent Martin, Kellie Cockrell, Katie Cockrell, Christopher Robin Miller, Joey Zimmerman ..
Directed by: David Jackson
Release date: 2006-10-20
48.

Everyone's Hero

3.7
5.7/10 IMDB

A boy begins a grand journey to return Babe Ruth's baseball bat before the deciding game of the 1932 World Series comes to a close.

Starring: William H. Macy, Rob Reiner, Brian Dennehy, Ritchie Allen, Jake T. Austin, Cherise Boothe, Jesse Bronstein, Ralph Coppola, Whoopi Goldberg, Jason Harris ..
Directed by: Christopher Reeve, Colin Brady, Dan St. Pierre
Release date: 2006-08-04
49.

The Santa Clause 3: The Escape Clause

3.7
4.7/10 IMDB

Now that Santa and Mrs. Claus have the North Pole running smoothly, the Counsel of Legendary Figures has called an emergency meeting on Christmas Eve! The evil Jack Frost has been making trouble, looking to take over the holiday! So he launches a plan to sabotage the toy factory and compel Scott to invoke the little-known Escape Clause and wish he'd never become Santa.

Starring: Tim Allen, Elizabeth Mitchell, Eric Lloyd, Liliana Mumy, Judge Reinhold, Wendy Crewson, Martin Short, Spencer Breslin, Ann-Margret, Alan Arkin ..
Directed by: Michael Lembeck
Release date: 2006-11-01
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50.

The Barbie Diaries

3.6
5.4/10 IMDB

This movie stars Barbie as a teenage girl, trying to deal with crushes, rivals and friendship as she tries to achieve her dream of working as a news anchor for her school's TV station. She doesn't always make the right decisions, but she's a nice enough character and considerably less "perfect" than she is portrayed in her other films.

Starring: Kelly Sheridan, Sarah Edmondson, Venus Terzo, Matt Hill, Chiara Zanni, Maryke Hendrikse, Anna Cummer, Andrew Francis, Heather Doerksen, Eric André ..
Directed by: Eric Fogel, Kallan Kagan
Release date: 2006-05-17

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